Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.CourseLG 312 Trans & Distribution SystemsSemesterF2M 2010 CHFacultyFuller, Joseph E.TitleAdjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesMS Aeronautical ScienceBS Electronics MGMTDAWIA Level 3Office LocationJerry Marvel BuldingOffice Hours1 hour prior to class timeDaytime Phone252-447-8811 EXT 227Other PhoneCell (252) 259-6797E-Mailjoseph.firstname.lastname@example.org@suddenlink.netSemester Dates10/18/2010 - 12/17/2010Class Days-M-W---Class Time4:45 - 7:15 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: Coyle, J. J.; Bardi, E. J.; Novack, R. A.; Gibson, B. J. (2011) Transportation (7th ed.). Ohio: Thompson/South Western. ISBN 0-0324-20214-8Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreTextbooks can be purchased through the Parkville BookstoreAdditional Resources: McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.Course Description: LG312 Transportation and Distribution Systems: Principles and practices of transportation and its role in the distribution process. The physical transportation system of the United States and its performance; carrier responsibilities and services; economic and legal bases of rates, freight classification and tariffs; public policy regarding regulation; transportation issues and problems. 3:0:3Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesCompare the relationship between transportation issues and distribution goals of manufacturers, suppliers and shippers. The assessment should include a discussion of time, place and quantity utilities.Explain the correlation between transportation and logistics; include supply chain management in the discussion. The student should exhibit an understanding of inbound and outbound transportation and its transition to the basic theory of supply chain management.Describe the effects of transportation regulation and public policy on transportation. As a minimum the student should exhibit an understanding of the effects of regulation on the economy, and highway safety.Define the major operating and service characteristics of the following transportation modes: a. Motor. b. Railroad. c. Air. d. Water and pipelines.Analyze the impact of intermodal and special carriers on transportation. The student should include a discussion of the operating characteristics and flexibility offered.Analyze the impact of technology in the transportation field. The student should include a discussion of the use and effects of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), bar coding, Radio Frequency Identification, and internet use.Core Assessment: LG 312 CORE ASSESSMENT: All Park University courses must include a core assessment the measures the relevant Departmental Learning Outcomes. The purpose of this assessment is to determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning outcomes across all instructional modalities. The core assessment must measureat least 75% of the Core Learning Outcomes (CLO's). The assessment cannot be due until at least the 6th week of the term and must count for at least 20% of the final grade. The following assessment instrument can be given separately or as part of a final test. In either case, the test and results must be kept for further review. The assessment should be evaluated using the attached rubrics.Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: In addition to reading text materials prior to class discussions and adequate attendance, requirements for successfully completing this course are as follows:
2 Graded Homework will be given over the course of the term and will be evaluated for credible effort, completeness and accomplishment.
2 Examinations will be given, 1 at Mid-Term and 1 in the final term week.
Core Assessment: This assessment will be in the form of a term paper covering 75% of the learning objectives.Grading: Homework 20 points
Mid-Term 100 points
Final Exam 100 points
Core Assessment 60 points
Letter Grades will be assigned based on the following scale:
A 260 - 280 points 93 - 100%
B 240 - 259 points 87 - 92%
C 224 - 239 points 80 - 86%
D 204 - 223 points 73 - 70%
F 204 points or lowerThe course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
LG 312 Trans & Distribution Systems
F2M 2010 CH
Fuller, Joseph E.
MS Aeronautical ScienceBS Electronics MGMTDAWIA Level 3
Jerry Marvel Bulding
1 hour prior to class time
252-447-8811 EXT 227
Cell (252) 259-6797
10/18/2010 - 12/17/2010
4:45 - 7:15 PM
Textbook: Coyle, J. J.; Bardi, E. J.; Novack, R. A.; Gibson, B. J. (2011) Transportation (7th ed.). Ohio: Thompson/South Western. ISBN 0-0324-20214-8
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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